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Heavy Vehicle In-House Trainer Programme


Why do a Heavy Vehicle In-House Trainer Programme with TR Driver Training?

  • You will be professionally trained by qualified and experienced instructors.
  • Train at one of our nationwide facilities or your own venue.

Course Aim

  • To produce specialist in-house heavy vehicle driver trainers who are capable of training and assessing in a company environment.
  • To develop selected staff to a level of competency which will enable them to:
    • Perform pre-employment driver evaluations.
    • Induct new staff.
    • Identify the training needs of new driving staff.
    • Conduct driver training to improve driver competency.
    • Evaluate driver performance through regular assessment.
    • Perform post incident driver evaluations.
    • Act as a mentor to other drivers.

Course Duration

  • One day class room based assessment techniques, plus
  • 1/2 day per person practical in cab driving techniques (Client to supply vehicle).

Who should do this course

  • This course is for senior drivers who are looking to conduct in-house training, be it for driving or company procedures, to meet the requirements for company Standard Operation Procedures

Course Content

  • Road transport knowledge test.
  • Assessment process; what is being assessed? How do you assess? Assessment tools.
  • Assessment evidence. 
  • Road transport legislation including chain of responsibility. Coverage of the work time rule, operational requirements, vehicle specs, load restraint can be covered as an optional extra.
  • Driving techniques, engine and gear box management and vehicle control.
  • The role of an in-house trainer.
  • Assessment and report writing, record keeping.
  • Practical report writing exercises.
  • Practical driving assessments (1/2 day per person).

Course Fee

  • $2,600 plus GST (2,990 including GST) per person
  • Vehicle hire and travel - if required - is additional.


We’re happy to custom build a training programme to suit your needs. We can also run a private course at your premises (Minimum of 6 people).